Arsenal beat Aston Villa 4-2 to clinch lead in EPL

Arsenal beat Aston Villa 4-2 to clinch lead in EPL

By Krishneel Nair
Sunday 19/02/2023
[Image: Arsenal/Twitter]

Arsenal has claimed the lead in the Premier League table after beating Aston Villa 4-2 this morning.

Ollie Watkins scored the opening goal in the 5th minute to give Aston Villa the lead before Bukayo Saka scored the equalizer for Arsenal in the 16th minute.

Brazilian Philippe Coutinho regained the lead for Villa with a goal in the 31st minute for a 2-1 lead heading into half-time.

Arsenal’s Oleksandr Zinchenko scored in the 61st minute to equalise before Villa’s Emiliano Martínez scored an own goal in the 3rd minute of extra time.

Arsenal’s Gabriel Martinelli scored in the 98th minute to secure the game.

In other results, Southampton beat Chelsea 1-0, Everton defeated Leeds United 1-0, Liverpool beat New Castle 2-0, Manchester City drew with Nottingham Forest 1-all, Brentford drew with Crystal Palace 1-all and Bournemouth defeated Wolves 1-0.

Meanwhile, Manchester United will take on Leicester City at 2am tomorrow while Tottenham will play West Ham at 4.30am.


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